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The Complete Film Production Handbook, 4th Edition by Eve Light Honthaner

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Chapter 20

Foreign Locations

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Our business is becoming increasingly international, as more U.S.-based films are being shot in other countries and filmmakers from other countries are coming to the United States to work here. It’s also become rather common for portions of films to be shot in multiple countries. Before you decide to go anywhere, though, make sure you do your due diligence and know exactly what to expect of your host country (or countries) as well as what’s going to be expected of you.

 

U.S. COMPANIES SHOOTING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

If you think preparing and shooting a picture in your own city is a formidable task and that taking a film on distant location provides you with an even bigger challenge, just wait until ...

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